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The Adventures of Tom Bombadil

by J.R.R. Tolkien

Condition: Very Good Condition/Good


Allen & Unwin, UK, 1975. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Pauline Baynes. Adhesive stains on spine and front of jacket. Moderate edgewear on jacket, including large open tear on back jacket flap. Damage from where pocket has been torn out on back free end paper. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body clean and un-marked. Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Prior owner or seller's stamp. Edges slightly browned / foxed. Minor edgewear to boards. Ex-Library. Usual stamps, pockets, stickers etc, some removed - minor damage resulting.. Illustrator: Pauline Baynes. ISBN: 0048210196. ISBN/EAN: 9780048210197. . 9780048210197

The Adventures of Tom Bombadil is a collection of poetry written by J. R. R. Tolkien and published in 1962. The book contains 16 poems, only two of which deal with Tom Bombadil, a character who is most famous for his encounter with Frodo Baggins in The Fellowship of the Ring (the first volume in Tolkien's best-selling The Lord of the Rings). The rest of the poems are an assortment of bestiary verse and fairy tale rhyme. Two of the poems appear in The Lord of the Rings as well.


  • Seller: Shiny Owl Books AU (AU)
  • Seller Inventory #: 21756
  • Title: The Adventures of Tom Bombadil
  • Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Illustrator: Pauline Baynes
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good Condition
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0048210196
  • ISBN 13: 9780048210197
  • Publisher: Allen & Unwin
  • Place: UK
  • Date published: 1975
  • Keywords: BZDB157 NOISBN Children; The Adventures of Tom Bombadil JRR Tolkien


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